Survivor Stories

Survivor Stories

Every survivor has a story. Watch these videos of cancer survivors discussing their treatment experiences, challenges, and triumphs.

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My Survivor Story: Duane Bailey-Castro

Duane Bailey-Castro describes his own personal journey as a survivor of Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

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My Survivor Story: Hoda Kotb

Hoda Kotb, co-anchor of The Today Show and a breast cancer survivor, shares advice for other cancer survivors.

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My Survivor Story: Samantha Eisenstein Watson

Ewing's sarcoma survivor Samantha Eisenstein Watson learns what it means to be someone with cancer and someone without cancer.

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My Survivor Story: Bob Kosinski

Brain cancer survivor Bob Kosinski discusses the difficulty of adjusting to permanent visual impairment caused by his tumor.

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My Survivor Story: Brian Wickman

Cancer survivor Brian Wickman says that as long as he’s alive, he will consider himself a cancer survivor.

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My Survivor Story: Cathy Bueti

Cathy Bueti shares highlights from her memoir, Breastless in the City: A Young Woman’s Story of Love, Loss, and Breast Cancer.

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My Survivor Story: Karen Greene

Karen Greene talks about keeping a positive attitude after extensive treatment for stage four bladder cancer.

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My Survivor Story: Linda Freedman

Linda Horowitz Freedman says the strength of her family was vital to getting through her husband’s diagnosis and treatment for lung cancer.

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My Survivor Story: Nicholas DuBrul

For Ewing sarcoma survivor Nicholas Du Brul, his five-year-old girl is one of many miracles he experienced after his cancer treatment.

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2012 Survivorship Celebration at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Physician-in-Chief Robert E. Wittes of Memorial Sloan Kettering offers introductory remarks at the 2012 Survivors Celebration.